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pallid
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
abnormally pale (lacking healthy skin color); or anything that lacks energy or liveliness
  • Her mouth was a tight little crescent, the petulant mouth of a child demanding adulation-on the spreading, pallid face of a woman past fifty.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (70% in)
  • "In my opinion," said a thin, pallid man with a neat mustache, "the Rio Norte Line seems to have become a financial burden which the company might not be able to carry-that is, not unless certain readjustments are made, which-"
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (19% in)
  • Oh, I wouldn't worry about Chick Morrison," said the pallid man with the mustache.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (28% in)
  • "It seems to be established that we cannot continue to afford the operation of some of our branch lines .... the Rio Norte Line in particular .... and, therefore, some form of action seems to be indicated...... " "I think," said the pallid man with the mustache, his voice unexpectedly confident, "that we should now hear from Miss Taggart."
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (31% in)
  • "The rail of the Rio Norte Line," said the pallid man with the mustache, "is unmatched anywhere in the country and could not now be purchased at any price.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (35% in)
  • At the end of the platform, a pallid, plumpish man stood saying to a crying woman, "That's how it's always been in this world.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (69% in)
  • The storekeeper was a fat, pallid woman who moved with effort, but seemed indifferent to her own discomfort.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (8% in)

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